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Spelling variations of this family name include: Orem, Orme, Orrem, Orum, Orun, Orumm, Oramm, Orunn, Orenn, Oren, Oram and many more.
First found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat in the parish Kennay and Henry Owrum was elected a councillor of Aberdeen in 1479.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orem research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1633, 1694, 1722, 1725 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Orem History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Orem Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Orem Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Orem Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Orem Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orem Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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